Morning Glory Pancakes & New Rules of Lifting for Women


This past Sunday I decided to get creative in the kitchen and whipped a batch of Morning Glory Pancakes from my new book The Crazy Sexy Kitchen. I decided to make it my own 🙂


1/2 cup of oat flour (throw in a cup of oats into a blender and process until flour) or you could use gluten free all purpose baking mix.

4 tbsp cornmeal

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp sea salt

1/2 cup almond milk

1 chia egg

2 tbsp agave

coconut oil

1/2 mashed banana

1/4 cup chopped walnuts


1. Whisk together all the dry ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.
2. Mix the almond milk and chai egg thoroughly in a separate bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients (except the coconut oil)  whisk together. Pour into the dry mixture and mix together. Let batter rest for 10 minutes. Preheat the griddle.
3. Put coconut oil on the griddle to help it flip it easier. Pour a 1/4 cup of batter on the griddle. Cook the first side for about 2 minutes and flip and cook for another 2 minutes.
4. Top each pancake with a little almond butter, agave nectar and sliced bananas.



Loving this cool weather right now, I get to wear a new scarf everyday! I am thinking about adding a fashion tab on the blog? What do you think?


Guess who started the New Rules of Lifting for Women today? ME!! I am super excited about this, I need a new plan and Hubby got me this book for Christmas and I got super stoked!


The Breakdown

The lifting plan prescribed in The New Rules of Lifting for Women is easy to follow it has a great breakdown of moves and workouts. I am not a newby when it comes to weights, hello I am a personal trainer Winking smile  But it’s always more fun when someone else rights the plan for me!

The plan is divided into eight stages and each stage consists of two workouts that alternate three times a week. Stage one is the longest in length (repeating each workout eight times), stage two – five repeat each workout only four times and it goes up from there. He recommends a week’s rest between stages (or when ever you can fit them in).

I went ahead and created a NROL calendar  and I am going to do my best to stick to it!

Monday: Workout A
Tuesday: Rest
Wednesday: Teach Kickboxing
Thursday: Workout B
Friday: 6 Mile Run
Saturday: Workout A
Sunday: Long Run

Each workout in each stage only had a handful of moves associated with it and strict guidelines on the order you should perform, how many reps, and the rest time in between.

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The workouts eventually get tougher with more sets, more weight, and less reps, but so far each workout in stage one have taken no more than 30 minutes to finish.

There is so much more I want to talk to you about this book…but I’ll save it for later Smile

I will keep you updated on how it goes from here on out Winking smile

Have you heard of NROL?
What are your thoughts about strength training?


18 responses to “Morning Glory Pancakes & New Rules of Lifting for Women”

  1. […] over. I’ve did it!!  Stage 1 of New Rules of Lifting for Women is […]

  2. […] paired the juice with Morning Glory Pancakes, adapted from Bobbi McCormick’s blog (and referenced as originally from Crazy Sexy Kitchen).  I really liked the cake-like texture […]

  3. Bobbi, I MUST try these pancakes. My all-time favorite food 🙂 Thanks for the mention. Loving your blog. xoLexie

  4. Those pancakes look great. I’m pinning this to try later.
    I love lifting. I love it more than cardio for sure. I am hesitant to buy it because I think you need some gym equipment which I don’t have in my home. I’m interested in seeing how you like it.

  5. I loved NROLFW, it was my intro to strength training and I haven’t look back since, love me some lifting!!

  6. I am doing NROLFW right now! Almost done. With stage one.

  7. I need to get back into doing weights. I think I should check out this book to help me get started 🙂 Thanks!

  8. Those sound great and I’d really like some of that juice right now!

  9. I love strength training, I prob do it more than cardio 🙂

  10. I have heard good things about NROLFW, so I am interested to hear your opinion. I am so bad at keeping up with strength training.

  11. yes i think you should have a fashion page! you are adorable and have great outfits 🙂

  12. Can I come over and join you for a few lifting sessions? I’m going to be back in Palm Springs starting next week for work!

  13. I plan to tackle this book (I already own it and have for a while) in between training this summer for the marathon in October 🙂

  14. I have heard of the New Rules of Lifting for Women–I am a big fan of Alwyn Cosgrove and his wife Rachel (I have her book The Femal Body Breakthrough)–they’re workouts are always intense! I’m interested to know about the eating plan…

  15. I strength train about 3-4 times a week; it’s tough but I know it’s good for me.

  16. These sound sooo good! I love Morning Glory muffins, but never thought about the idea in a pancake. Brilliant!

  17. I have heard of NROL for women, but haven’t read about it for myself . . . I’ll be curious to hear what you think about it as you go through all the workouts! Be sure to recap your thoughts! 🙂

  18. Those pancakes are looking wonderful 🙂 And YES to the fashion “station” on the blog. Sounds like a wonderful idea!